1800 Perry Street Ne
Washington, DC 20018
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Perry Street Preparatory Pcs's student population of 446 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 566% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Perry Street Preparatory Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Perry Street Preparatory Pcs is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#118 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
85%
66%
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White
1%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
PSP First Day of School (Events)
August 29, 2022 (Monday)
No School - Thanksgiving Break (Events)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
No School - Spring Break (Events)
April 17, 2023 (Monday)
PSP Last Day of School (Events)
June 22, 2023 (Thursday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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